Writers ready to discuss crime

PASSION: Terry Smyth will speak on crime and punishment at the event.

PASSION: Terry Smyth will speak on crime and punishment at the event.

Dunolly will host crime writers Terry Smyth and Sulari Gentill as part of the Bendigo Writers Festival outreach program on May 21.

The program will see Mr Smyth and Ms Gentill host some entertaining discussions about crime and punishment.

Starting with a tour of Dunolly’s Old Court House and the Town Hall Court House at 1pm.

From 2pm, Mr Smyth will discuss his book on Denny Day who brought the Myall Creek massacre to trial while Ms Gentill talks about Rowland Sinclair, the hero of her historic crime fiction series.

In the second session, the pair will discuss their interest in colonial Australia, and how ethics, the law and society have changed.

Tickets to both sessions are $25 and include afternoon tea.

Bendigo Coachlines will run a bus from The Capital to Dunolly departing noon and returning by 5.30pm. Tickets are $20 return.

Log on to www.thecapital.com.au/Whats_On for more information.